On 05/05/2016 MICHAELA SHEPPARD filed a Personal Injury - Motor Vehicle lawsuit against CENTURY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The Judge overseeing this case is LAURA A. SEIGLE. The case status is Disposed - Dismissed.
Disposed - Dismissed
Los Angeles County Superior Courts
Stanley Mosk Courthouse
Los Angeles, California
LAURA A. SEIGLE
CENTURY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC.
DOES 1 TO 50
WEST COAST AMBULANCE INC.
MINASYAN SERGIK DOE 1
HOSHARIAN PETER A. ESQ.
TAHMAZIAN JILBERT ESQ.
MOHAMED CHRISTOPHER J.
TROPP-THOMPSON DEBORAH S.
3/8/2017: WEST COAST AMBULANCE, INC.'S CROSS-COMPLAINT FOR APPORTIONMENT OF FAULT, DECLARATORY RELIEF AND INDEMNIFICATION
3/8/2017: DEFENDANT WEST COAST AMBULANCE, INC.'S ANSWER TO PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT
3/8/2017: DECLARATION OF TRIAL ATTORNEY
4/27/2017: SUBSTITUTION OF ATTORNEY
5/11/2017: SUMMONS CROSS-COMPLAINT
5/30/2018: DEFENDANT'S MOTION IN LIM1NE NO. II RE: PROHIBITIONS AGAINST VIOLATING STANDARDS OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION; [PROPOSED] ORDER
5/30/2018: DEFENDANTS MOTION IN LIMINE NO.1 TO EXCLUDE ANY EVIDENCE OF SETTLEMENT DISCUSSIONS;AND ETC.
5/30/2018: DEFENDANTS MOTION IN LIMINE NO.7 TO PRECLUDE EVIDENCE NOT PRODUCED AND OR VERIFIED BY PLAINTIFF DURING DISCOVERY;AND ETC.
5/30/2018: DEFENDANTS MOTION IN LIMINE NO.4 FOR AN ORDER LIMITING THE TESTIMONY OF PLAINTIFFS EXPERTS;AND ETC.
5/30/2018: DEFENDANTS MOTION IN LIMINE NO.5 TO EXCLUDE EVIDENCE OF PLAINTIFFS UNPAID MEDICAL BILLS;AND ETC.
5/30/2018: DEFENDANT'S MOTION IN LIMINE NO.3 TO EXCLUDE. THE AMOUNTS CHARGED AND PERMIT ONLY THE INTRODUCTION OF THE AMOUNTS PAID; DECLARATION OF COUNSEL;
7/6/2018: NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT
9/5/2018: NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF ENTIRE CASE
12/19/2018: Offer to Compromise and Acceptance Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 998
Order; Filed by Defendant/RespondentRead MoreRead Less
at 08:30 AM in Department 4B, Laura A. Seigle, Presiding; Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal - Not Held - Taken Off Calendar by CourtRead MoreRead Less
Order - Dismissal; Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Minute Order ( (Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal)); Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Certificate of Mailing for (Minute Order (Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal) of 05/06/2019); Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Offer to Compromise and Acceptance Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 998; Filed by Michaela Sheppard (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
at 08:30 AM in Department 7; Jury Trial (Jury Trial; Case Deemed Settled) -Read MoreRead Less
Minute order entered: 2018-09-21 00:00:00; Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
at 10:00 AM in Department 7; Final Status Conference (Final Status Conference; Case Deemed Settled) -Read MoreRead Less
Notice of Settlement; Filed by Michaela Sheppard (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
DEFENDANT WEST COAST AMBULANCE, INC.'S ANSWER TO PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINTRead MoreRead Less
Proof-Service/Summons; Filed by Michaela Sheppard (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Proof of Service of Summons and ComplaintRead MoreRead Less
Amendment to Complaint (Fictitious Name)Read MoreRead Less
Amendment to Complaint; Filed by Plaintiff/PetitionerRead MoreRead Less
Answer; Filed by Century Transportation Services Inc., (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
ANSWER TO COMPLAINT ON BEHALF OF DEFENDANT CENTURY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, INC.; DEMAND FOR TRIAL BY JURYRead MoreRead Less
Complaint; Filed by Michaela Sheppard (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Summons; Filed by nullRead MoreRead Less
ComplaintRead MoreRead Less
Case Number: BC619189 Hearing Date: January 14, 2021 Dept: 27
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT
CENTURY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, INC., et al.,
[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO SET ASIDE DISMISSAL
January 14, 2021
On May 5, 2016, Plaintiff Michaela Sheppard filed this action against Defendants Century Transportation Services and West Coast Ambulance, Inc.
On August 6, 2018, the Court approved an application for determination of good faith settlement between Plaintiff and Defendant West Coast Ambulance, Inc.
On September 5, 2018, Plaintiff filed a notice of unconditional settlement of the entire case.
On December 19, 2018, Plaintiff filed her § 998 offer that Defendant Century Transportation Services, Inc. accepted.
On May 6, 2019, no appearances were made by or for any party for an Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal and the Court ordered the Complaint dismissed without prejudice pursuant to California Rule of Court 3.1385.
On August 10, 2020, Plaintiff filed this motion to set aside the Court’s dismissal pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure § 473(d). Plaintiff’s counsel declares that he did not appear at the May 6, 2019 OSC because he believed the case was closed and the minute order on the dismissal was mailed to his previous office address. (Hosharian Decl., ¶¶ 5-6.) Plaintiff argues the Motion should be granted so that the Court may retain jurisdiction over the judgment against Defendant Century Transportation Services, Inc.
Section 473(d) states: The Court may, upon motion of the injured party, or its own motion, correct clerical mistakes in its judgment or orders as entered, so as to conform to the judgment or order directed, and may, on motion of either party after notice to the other party, set aside any void judgment or order.”
Plaintiff has shown no evidence of a clerical mistake or any void judgment or order. No proposed judgment was concurrently filed with the Notice of 998 offer. The 998 offer states that Plaintiff will file a dismissal with prejudice of this entire action if the offer is accepted.
Plaintiff’s Motion is DENIED.
Moving party to give notice.
Parties who intend to submit on this tentative must send an email to the Court at SSCDEPT27@lacourt.org indicating intention to submit on the tentative as directed by the instructions provided on the court website at www.lacourt.org.
14th day of January 2021
Hon. Edward B. Moreton, Jr.
Judge of the Superior Court
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